Multi-level Segmentation of Natural Continuous Speech Using Different Auditory Front-ends

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Discusses acoustic-phonetic segmentation of speech signals to be used in a continuous speech recognition system. The goal of segmentation is to transform the continuous speech signal into a discrete set of segments each describing an acoustic event which corresponds to a homogeneous sound element. Recent years of research into multi-level segmentation of continuous speech has used either a neurophysiological auditory model or a Fourier transform as front-end processing. The paper describes and presents results obtained from a system configuration consisting of a psychoacoustic auditory model and a multi-level segmentation algorithm. Furthermore this alternative system is modified and compared to multi-level segmentation using an original/modified neurophysiological auditory model. All results are based on analysis of a large database of a naturally spoken continuous speech
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationEurospeech 89
PublisherCEP Consultants
Publication date1989
Publication statusPublished - 1989
Externally publishedYes
Event1st European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology - Paris, France
Duration: 26 Sep 198928 Sep 1989
Conference number: 1


Conference1st European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology
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